eBook Tourmaline epub

by Randolph Stow

eBook Tourmaline epub
  • ISBN: 014007032X
  • Author: Randolph Stow
  • Genre: No category
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Penguin Books; New Ed edition (1984)
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • ePUB size: 1939 kb
  • FB2 size 1516 kb
  • Formats rtf mobi lrf lit


Julian Randolph Stow (28 November 1935 – 29 May 2010) was an Australian-born writer, novelist and poet. Born in Geraldton, Western Australia, Randolph Stow was the son of Mary Campbell Stow née Sewell and Cedric Ernest Stow, a lawyer

Julian Randolph Stow (28 November 1935 – 29 May 2010) was an Australian-born writer, novelist and poet. Born in Geraldton, Western Australia, Randolph Stow was the son of Mary Campbell Stow née Sewell and Cedric Ernest Stow, a lawyer. Stow attended Geraldton Primary and High schools, Guildford Grammar School, the University of Western Australia, and the University of Sydney

Электронная книга "Tourmaline: Text Classics", Randolph Stow.

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Randolph Stow noticed again, with pride, the . .

Randolph Stow noticed again, with pride, the rough beauty of the round window set high in the front wall, the handsome curve of masonry above the gate. The wooden door that used to cover that gate has fallen from its hinges and lies, cracked and blistered, in the open sun. The gate, lightly filmed with rust, cried out as I put my shoulder to its resistance

The desert landscape also serves as the setting for Tourmaline (1963), a fable in which a water diviner comes to a drought-ridden settlement promising water but discovering gold.

The desert landscape also serves as the setting for Tourmaline (1963), a fable in which a water diviner comes to a drought-ridden settlement promising water but discovering gold. The Merry-Go-Round in the Sea (1965) relies much less on the allusive symbolism characteristic of Stow's other work; instead, it records a boy's transition to adolescence against the background of a remote settlement on the far side of Australia.

It seems Randolph Stow was once a staple read of the WA education system and, according to my wife, was generally considered fairly stodgy and mundane

It seems Randolph Stow was once a staple read of the WA education system and, according to my wife, was generally considered fairly stodgy and mundane. Nothing could be further from the truth but I seem to remember not finding Ruth Park all that stimulating at age sixteen. I'm not sure if Tim Winton was influenced by Stow but I was often reminded of him through Stow's descriptions of outback WA and its characters.

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A novel by the 1979 Patrick White Literary Award winner

Tourmaline is a crystalline mineral, but here it's also a fictitious town in outback Western Australia. The ruined remnant of a once vibrant mining community, its mix of white and indigenous inhabitants are now dependent on the weekly arrival of a truck bearing food and beer.

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Once prosperous, the town of Tourmaline in outback Western Australia is dying. The mines are drying up and the land is riddled by drought. Those townspeople left have little to do but wile away the hours with drink.

There is no stretch of land on earth more ancient than this  .

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